2021 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0N903ZX

Drainage of Skull, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

Version 2021
Billable Code

Valid for Submission

ICD-10-PCS:0N903ZX
Short Description:Drainage of Skull, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic
Long Description:Drainage of Skull, Percutaneous Approach, Diagnostic

0N903ZX is a billable procedure code used to specify the performance of drainage of skull, percutaneous approach, diagnostic. The code is valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The procedure code 0N903ZX is in the medical and surgical section and is part of the head and facial bones body system, classified under the drainage operation. The applicable bodypart is skull.

ICD-10-PCS Details

Position Designation Character Label Notes
1 Section 0 Medical and Surgical
2 Body System N Head and Facial Bones
3 Operation 9 Drainage

Involves:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part

Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify drainage procedures that are biopsies

Involves:
Taking or letting out fluids and/or gases from a body part

Explanation:
The qualifier DIAGNOSTIC is used to identify drainage procedures that are biopsies

Includes:
  • Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
  • Thoracentesis, incision and drainage
4 BodyPart 0 Skull
5 Approach 3 Percutaneous

Involves:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach the site of the procedure

Involves:
Entry, by puncture or minor incision, of instrumentation through the skin or mucous membrane and any other body layers necessary to reach the site of the procedure

6 Device Z No Device

Explanation:
The value Z is used for the sixth character to indicate that a specific device does not apply to the procedure.

7 Qualifier X Diagnostic

Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping

The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The procedure code 0N903ZX is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

MS-DRG MS-DRG Title MCD Relative Weight
023CRANIOTOMY WITH MAJOR DEVICE IMPLANT OR ACUTE COMPLEX CNS PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS WITH MCC OR CHEMOTHERAPY IMPLANT OR EPILEPSY WITH NEUROSTIMULATOR015.6623
024CRANIOTOMY WITH MAJOR DEVICE IMPLANT OR ACUTE COMPLEX CNS PRINCIPAL DIAGNOSIS WITHOUT MCC013.9325
025CRANIOTOMY AND ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES WITH MCC014.4917
026CRANIOTOMY AND ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES WITH CC013.058
027CRANIOTOMY AND ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC012.5118
477BIOPSIES OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH MCC083.3569
478BIOPSIES OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITH CC082.3569
479BIOPSIES OF MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE WITHOUT CC/MCC081.8093
628OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITH MCC103.6981
629OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITH CC102.3468
630OTHER ENDOCRINE, NUTRITIONAL AND METABOLIC O.R. PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC101.4069

The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.

Convert 0N903ZX to ICD-9-PCS

The following crosswalk between ICD-10-PCS to ICD-9-PCS is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

What is ICD-10-PCS?

The ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is a catalog of procedural codes used by medical professionals for hospital inpatient healthcare settings. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) maintain the catalog in the U.S. releasing yearly updates. These 2021 ICD-10-PCS codes are to be used for discharges occurring from October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Each ICD-10-PCS code has a structure of seven alphanumeric characters and contains no decimals. The first character defines the major "section". Depending on the "section" the second through seventh characters mean different things.